In the first match of the three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand, Indian young fast bowler Umran Malik took 2 wickets in his debut match. He has impressed a lot with his performance in this match. While on the other hand, in this match, wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant was seen doing simple fielding after his poor batting. Whose video is becoming fiercely viral on social media.
Rishabh Pant did not even try to take the catch
Rishabh Pant remains on the target of critics due to his increasing weight. Because he is seen doing bad fielding and wicketkeeping behind the wicket. Instead of learning from his mistakes, Pant is continuously making mistakes. Something similar was seen in Umran Malik’s over.
While defending Umran Malik’s speedy short ball, Williamson’s bat got an outside edge and the ball went near the first slip. Rishabh Pant did not even try to catch the ball by diving to catch it. After which the ball goes behind the wicket for 4 runs.
Had wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant been a little prepared and quick, Williamson could have returned to the pavilion after scoring 24 runs. If this had happened then Team India could have backed less in the mat. But due to Pant’s mistake, he gets life.
Pant’s bat did not work even in ODIs
Rishabh Pant was included on the New Zealand tour after not being played on the T20 World Cup. Pant appeared colorless in the ODI series after being a flop in the T20 series. Let us tell you that in the first ODI being played in Auckland, Pant was dismissed after scoring 15 runs while batting at number four. After which his poor batting was fiercely targeted on social media.